Google Doodles

  • Google celebrates Nelson Mandela's legacy with an interactive quotable quotes doodle 5 days ago

    New Delhi: To commemorate Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday, on July 18, Google is posting an interactive doodle celebrating the life of the anti-apartheid icon, who also served as President of South Africa. The doodle takes us on a visual journey through Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's life interspersed with six of his most...
  • Google celebrates Germany's World Cup win with an animated Paul the Octopus doodle July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: During the course of the 31-day football extravaganza in which 32 participating teams played 64 matches, Google posted an unprecedented 63 World Cup 2014 doodles on its different home pages around the world.The last in the series celebrates Germany's well-deserved victory in the football World Cup. The doodle...
  • World Cup 2014: Google posts an animated doodle June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The biggest single-sport extravaganza on the planet begins today in Brazil and Google has joined the football festival with an animated doodle. The animated doodle shows the letters of the Google logo jumping in anticipation on a sunny Brazilian beach for the kick-off. This is the first in the series...
  • Rachel Louise Carson's 107th birthday: 10 interesting facts about the environmentalist May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 107th birth anniversary of American biologist Rachel Louise Carson, Google has posted a doodle on its homepage that showcases her love for nature. Here are 10 interesting things that you should know about the biologist who was well known for her writings on environmental pollution and...
  • Rachel Louise Carson: Google doodles the environmentalist's 107th birthday May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Rachel Louise Carson was an American biologist who was well known for her writings on environmental pollution and the natural history of the sea. The Google doodle commemorating her 107th birth anniversary showcases her love for nature. Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907 and she grew up...
  • Mary Anning: 5 things to know about the British fossil collector May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 215th birth anniversary of Bristish fossil hunter and paleontologist Mary Anning, Google has put a doodle that features Anning searching for fossils, with the remains of creatures forming the letters of the word Google. Here are 10 things to know about the legendary fossil hunter. 1. Mary...
  • Google doodles fossil hunter Mary Anning's 215th birth anniversary May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Paying a tribute to British fossil collector Mary Anning on her 215th birth anniversary, Google has posted a doodle that features Anning searching for fossils, with the remains of creatures forming the letters of the word Google. Mary Anning was a fossil-collecting woman in the 19th century whose discoveries...
  • On 40th anniversary of Rubik's Cube invention, Google posts a playable version of the world's best-selling toy May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: If you gave up trying to crack the Rubik's Cube a long time ago, why not make another attempt with Google's digital version of the immensely popular 3D combination puzzle posted as a doodle on the 40th anniversary of its invention? In 1974, while a young professor of architecture...
  • Election Results 2014: Google posts a doodle on India's Lok Sabha elections counting day May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: On the counting day of the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, Google has put up a doodle on the India homepage that features an ink-marked index finger in place of the letter L. The rest of the letters remain intact. In other countries, Google usually posts its election doodle...
  • Who was Dorothy Hodgkin? May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Paying a tribute to British scientist Dorothy Hodgkin on his 104th birth anniversary, Google has posted a doodle displaying the chemical structure of penicillin on its home page. But who he was and what made him one of the most renowned scientists of his time? English chemist Dorothy Crowfoot...
  • On Dorothy Hodgkin's 104th birthday Google doodles the structure of penicillin May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has posted a doodle displaying the chemical structure of penicillin on its home page to commemorate the 104th birth anniversary of Dorothy Hodgkin. English chemist Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (nee Dorothy Mary Crowfoot) won the 1964 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for determining the structure of penicillin and vitamin B12. Dorothy...
  • Mother's Day: Google doodles a super mom with super kids May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the second Sunday of May and Google is joining Mother's Day celebrations with a doodle that shows a mother and her two children (a girl and a boy) riding cycles. The capes flowing behind them as they pedal away symbolises how super mothers (and their children)...
  • Google doodles Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The doodle on the Google home page commemorating Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday celebrates her life both as a legendary screen actress as well as a humanitarian who was also widely regarded for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. The doodle has Audrey Hepburn striking a film star pose...
  • Ustad Alla Rakha: Google doodles the tabla maestro's 95th birthday April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The two Os on the Google logo turn into a tabla to commemorate the 95th birth anniversary of one of the greatest players of the Indian musical instrument. With the trademark smile on his lips Ustad Alla Rakha appears on the Google India home page tapping a taal. Reverentially...
  • Rufous Hummingbird featured in Google's 2014 Earth Day doodle April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating Earth Day 2014, Google has put up a first-of-its-kind 6-in-1 doodle that features six representatives from the animal kingdom, and Rufous Hummingbird is one of them. On this occasion, we help you know more about this small hummingbird. Rufous Hummingbird is about 3-inches in size with a long,...
  • Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish, puffer fish in 6-in-1 Earth Day Google doodle April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate Earth Day 2014 Google has posted a 6-in-1 animated doodle on its home page with six representatives from the animal kingdom - Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish and puffer fish. Google has been celebrating Earth Day through its popular doodles for the...
  • Google doodles a cricket T20 doodle to mark World Twenty20 final April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: There's some cricket excitement on the Google home pages of cricket playing nations as India take on Sri Lanka in the finals of the Cricket T20 World Cup 2014. The cricket T20 doodle is in the colours of the Google logo and attempts to showcase the pace and excitement...
  • Ayrton Senna's 54th Birthday: Remembering the Formula One legend March 21, 2014

    Google's latest doodle paid a tribute to the Formula One legend Ayrton Senna on March 21, celebrating the 54th birthday of the F1 driver who died in a horrific race crash 20 years ago. The three-time Formula One world champion was just 34 when he died on May 1, 1994....
  • Holi: Google sprays a pichkari to create a colourful doodle March 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a gap of two years, Google has posted a doodle commemorating the festival of colours - Holi. Google 2014 Holi doodle is in fact quite similar to the 2011 doodle, but with a pickhari (spray gun) added in the 2014 version. This is the fourth doodle that Google...
  • Women's Day 2014 Google doodle features Asha Bhosle, Mary Kom, Karnataka Home Guards March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The music video doodle that Google posted on its home page for two days now, features over 100 women from around the world including a number of representatives from India. Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai also makes an appearance. The prominent Indian women celebrities who feature in the video...
  • Women's Day 2014: Google doodles a music video featuring women from around the world March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In 2013 Google's Women's Day doodle featured hand-drawn faces of 27 women from around the world and this year Google has added real women and some Zap Mama music to create its Women's Day 2014 doodle. The video includes women from around the world, both the famous and the...
  • Valentine's Day: Google lets you create chocolate for your valentine February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: It's Valentine's Day (in many parts of the world) and Google is ready with its new doodle. This time Google's interactive doodle lets you create customised chocolates for your valentine. The doodle features a couple wherein one appears as offering another a heart-shaped gift box. The gift box...
  • Sarojini Naidu: The first woman to become the governor of an Indian state February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Paying a tribute to Sarojini Naidu on his 135th birtday, Google India has posted a doodle on its homepage. Sarojini Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the president of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become governor of Uttar Pradesh. She began writing...
  • Google doodles Sarojini Naidu's 135th birth anniversary February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate the 135th birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu Google has posted a doodle on its India home page. The doodle includes a portrait of the renowned freedom fighter and also a pen as a salute to the distinguished poet. Sarojini Naidu was the first Indian woman to become...
  • Google quotes the Olympic Charter, doodles against Russian anti-gay law February 8, 2014

    San Francisco: With the Winter Games underway in Sochi, Google quietly but vibrantly added its voice Thursday to the chorus of US companies speaking out against Russia's law restricting gay-rights activities by updating its iconic search page logo to depict illustrations of athletes skiing, sledding, curling and skating against a...
  • Google quotes the Olympic Charter, posts a protest Winter Olympics doodle in gay pride colours February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: "The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play." On the day the the Sochi 2014 Winter...
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Google celebrates the year of the horse with a doodle January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2014, Google posted a doodle on its homepage. The year 2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse, which begins on Friday, and is marked by riotous displays of fireworks thought to bring good luck. The doodle features a girl on a rocking horse...
  • All of Google's Republic Day India doodles January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has marked India's 65th Republic Day with its tricolour doodle. Today's Republic Day India doodle is the fourth Republic Day doodle to feature on Google India's home page. Here are all the Republic Day India doodles that have appeared on the Google India home page....
  • Republic Day: Google posts a tricolour doodle January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Celebrating India's 65th Republic Day, Google posted a doodle on the Google India homepage. The doodle features Border Security Force (BSF) daredevils in saffron, white, and green, performing a balancing act - with the second O in Google appearing as a prop in the stunt. The other letters of...